The Central Sulawesi Regional Police and the Central Sulawesi Provincial National Narcotics Agency (BNNP) collaborated to exchange data and information on narcotics abuse. The meeting was held at the Central Sulawesi Regional Police Rupatama Building.
Director of Security Intelligence of Central Sulawesi Police, Commissioner Anggara Nasution said that the cooperation was a guideline for both parties in data exchange and utilization on narcotics abuse and illicit trafficking.
"The purpose of this collaboration is to increase cooperation, coordinate, and supervision from both parties in the exchange and use of data or information on abuse and illicit trafficking of drugs," explained Commissioner Anggara Nasution.
According to the Central Sulawesi Regional Police Intermediate Officer, the drug issues in Central Sulawesi is currently very concerning.
According to data from the Correctional Database System of the Central Sulawesi Ministry of Law and Human Rights, it is stated that 52% of inmates at the Central Sulawesi Correctional Institution are dominated by the perpetrators from drug cases.
“The number of inmates is 2678 people, 1403 of whom are prisoners in drug cases. This show that there is something wrong in our pre-emptive, preventive, and repressive measures," said Commissioner Anggara Nasution.